Organizers of the Arctic Inspiration Prize will host webinars on Tuesday to help northerners complete their funding applications.
The prize fund awards millions of dollars each year to projects in the North deemed to have the potential to have some form of transformational impact on their target communities.
Two free online sessions will take place on Tuesday, starting with a webinar from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for general applicants. A 2-3 p.m. session will focus on entries in the youth (under 30) category, where up to seven projects will each receive up to $100,000.
“The webinars will focus on how best to complete applications, with the goal of increasing the chances of winning a financial reward to fund projects that will have significant impacts in northern communities,” said Linda Bussey, Regional Director of the NWT Prize Fund. , by email.
“We encourage all applicants to think big in their ideas and projects to maximize the potential impact of Arctic Inspiration Prize funding.”
There are two important deadlines for RFQs: September 6 for an initial Letter of Intent and October 12 for full submissions. Prices are usually announced in February or March of the following year.